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- Dec. 07, 1929 -
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Bath County Sheriff's Office Agency Patch
Resided: VA, USA
Born: Unk  
Fallen: Dec. 07, 1929
Race/Sex: Caucasian Male / 57 yrs. of age
Agency
Dept: Bath County Sheriff's Office
VA   USA
Dept. Type: County/Police
Hero's Rank: Sheriff
Sworn Date: Unk
FBI Class: Homicide - Gun
Weapon Class: Firearm
On The Job: 27 years
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Offender: No Info
Location: VA   USA   Sat. Dec. 07, 1929
Summary: Sheriff Charlie Gum was shot and killed after he and a deputy responded to a dance hall to investigate reports of a man causing a disturbance.

The suspect stated that if any deputies showed up he would shoot them.

When the sheriff and the deputy arrived, they exchanged gunfire with the man and the subject was killed. However, the subject's son opened fire, killing Sheriff Gum.

Sheriff Gum had served with the Bath County Sheriff's Office for 27 years. He was survived by his wife and four children.

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